Big things are happening in Bessemer and it just got a lot more interesting. A new 37-acre facility on Lakeshore Parkway is being built but what company is moving in? Let’s take a look at what we know so far.Continue reading “3 clues pointing towards Amazon’s expansion on Lakeshore Parkway”
With the new Bessemer Fulfillment Center in its final stages, Amazon is hiring 1,500 full-time positions right now. Read on to learn more, including how to apply.Continue reading “Looking for a full-time job? Amazon is hiring 1500 in Bessemer now!”
Today, Bham Now, members of the Birmingham media and local dignitaries, that included Bessemer native and sports legend Bo Jackson, took a tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center construction site in Bessemer.
I got a code for $10 off my first ‘prime now’ order from Whole Foods so thought I’d give it a try. Prime Now is a service offered to Amazon Prime members to place orders from Whole Foods Market for pickup or delivery. The code is SAVE10WF. Here’s how it went.Continue reading “We ordered from Whole Foods using prime now and here’s what happened”
Today, Amazon, one of the world’s largest companies, held a ground-breaking in Bessemer, Alabama, to celebrate the construction phase of the new fulfillment center that will bring more than 1500 jobs to Jefferson County.
After several weeks of public votes on incentive packages and negotiations, Amazon has formally announced it will build a state-of-the-art fulfillment center in the Birmingham region. Continue reading “Done deal! New Amazon fulfillment center coming to Bessemer. Check out the jobs website and economic impact.”
Today, the Bessemer City Council passed a resolution agreeing to a number of incentives for the proposed Amazon fulfillment center that will bring between 1500 to 3000 jobs to Jefferson County.
The Prime savings just rolled out in 10 more states, including Alabama. Oh, and new discounts just for Prime members, too.
According to several news reports and recently published public notices, the Jefferson County Commission and Bessemer City Council will be considering incentive agreements for a proposed Amazon fulfillment center in June.
According to a news report from the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), Amazon.com Inc. is considering a site in Bessemer for a fulfillment center. The new facility will employ at least 1,500 and possibly up to 3000 people in the Birmingham metro area.
We knew it in our heart of hearts, Birmingham. Most of you knew it before the big Amazon scramble even started.
As a city we applied our lipstick, puckered our lips and kissed the mirror. We cleaned up real nice. But, the next time we go shaking our thing at big business in an effort to lure them here, let’s remember what this feels like.
Via Facebook, City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office
Well, we gave it our best shot Birmingham. Continue reading “Amazon omits Birmingham from national HQ2 shortlist”
Birmingham’s proposal to Amazon is signed, sealed and delivered.
Via @eric_l89 on Instagram, Facebook, City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office
Why wouldn’t Amazon choose Birmingham for its HQ2? To me, the choice is a no-brainer. Birmingham today is nothing like the Birmingham of just a short 10 years ago. I know a number of people say we have a snowball’s chance, but I for one am a believer that Amazon could thrive in the Magic City. Continue reading “Why Amazon should take a chance on Birmingham”
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?